Crackdown on plastic bags in Spain
With 300 whales being beached and dying due to plastic bag consumption in Australia alone this year, we are constantly reminded of the devastating impact plastic bags are having on our planet. In July this year the Spanish government passed
HOW PLASTIC RUBBISH MAKES WHALES STARVE
MANIFESTO appreciates the beauty of design—whether man-made or that formed by the hand of Mother Nature—and surely few things are more beautiful than the sight of majestic whales swimming through the ocean waves. Sadly many species of the cetacean were hunted to near extinction by man seeking whale blubber for oil and flesh for food before the international community instigated a ban on hunting these gentle giants of the sea. But whilst numbers of many species—particularly Sperm Whales—are now recovering, these creatures, which just like us are known to form close family ties, still face a threat from man in the form of thoughtlessly discarded plastic waste.